The B.A. in World Languages allows students to specialize in two languages. In the World Languages: Italian major, students choose Italian as the primary language and one secondary language (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Russian or Spanish). Students must complete at least 22 credit hours of coursework beyond the first-year sequence in the Italian primary language and at least 17 credit hours in the secondary language. The total number of hours depends on the languages studied.
SMU Degree Requirements
An SMU undergraduate degree requires a minimum of 120 credit hours and must include completion of the University’s Common Curriculum , one major and a combination of electives and/or other majors or minors. Completion of certain majors requires more than 120 hours to finish the degree. The credit hours within this curriculum are distributed as follows: